Close of Play

  • Fri, 27 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 308/2 (KR Stackpole 175*, KD Walters 55*)
  • Sat, 28 Nov - day 2 - England 1st innings 99/1 (BW Luckhurst 52*, APE Knott 6*)
  • Sun, 29 Nov - day 3 - England 1st innings 365/6 (BL D'Oliveira 11*, R Illingworth 7*)
  • Mon, 30 Nov - rest day
  • Tue, 01 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 56/2 (WM Lawry 29*, KD Walters 3*)
  • Wed, 02 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 39/1 (15.6 ov) - end of match

England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia 1970-71 News

  • The end of a Victorian hero

    In 1971 Bill Lawry became the first Australian captain to be sacked in the middle of a series ... and he paid the price for negativity and daring to challenge the authority of the Australian board